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What's the best toothpaste and mouth wash for periodontal disease?

What's the best toothpaste and mouth wash for periodontal disease?

Not about toothpaste: Mechanical removal of plaque biofilm that causes periodontal disease is dependent on your effectiveness with the toothbrush and floss, not on the type of mouthwash or toothpaste. Your dentist may recommend other aids or rinses as an adjunt, but success depends upon how meticulous you are, how effective your immune system is, how aggressive your bacteria are, and whether you are genetically prone. ...Read more

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Can I die from periodontal disease?

Can I die from periodontal disease?

Increased risk: We know that severe periodontal disease increases risk for certain conditions - like a heart attack or a stroke, however, these are multifactorial conditions. It will not cause a heart attack just increases risk along with other risk factors. The bacteria that cause periodontal disease can get into the blood stream and thus affect other parts of the body. ...Read more

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What makes periodontal disease chronic?

What makes periodontal disease chronic?

Chronic gum disease: Periodontal diseases are caused by bacteria that normally live in the mouth. Because there is no way to eradicate these bacteria, there is no cure for periodontal disease. ...Read more

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What is the cause of periodontal disease?

What is the cause of periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease: Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums and bone surrounding the teeth. It is caused by chronic poor oral hygiene...improper and incomplete brushing and flossing, plus not having regular visits to the dentist. Periodontal disease will continue to get worse if not treated, leading to loss of teeth, and possible increases in systemic inflammation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have periodontal disease?

What to do if I have periodontal disease?

See periodontist: A periodontist is a dental specialist specifically trained to treat and manage periodontal disease. Don't delay... Failure to treat can result in the loss of your teeth. ...Read more

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What are the tests for periodontal disease?

A clinical exam: A clinical examination is the best starting step to test for periodontal disease. If there are areas of concern - then x-rays can be taken, although they are always advised to help us see and diagnose things that we can not see without them. ...Read more

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What are some causes of periodontal disease?

What are some causes of periodontal disease?

Bacteria, : Treat the cause - gum disease is a bacterial infection that you can kill with an easy, simple, safe, comfortable and reliable system like the perio protect method (pp), which does not rely on antibiotics. Pp uses hydrogen peroxide to kill bacteria & keeps them from coming back. Used just minutes a day you can eliminate the cause of your problem & with continued use, keep it from coming back. ...Read more

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Could it be too late to fix periodontal disease?

Never too late: to get an evaluation. Periodontal disease takes many years to manifest itself, so hopefully at your age there's a chance for recovery. Make an appointment with a periodontist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have periodontal disease. What do I do?

Periodontist: Most dentist may be able to help you. Most periodontists can certainly help you. That is their specialty. ...Read more

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What is the frequency for planing for periodontal disease?

What is the frequency for planing for periodontal disease?

Depends......: .......On the severity of your periodontal problem. The average thorough "deep" cleaning (scaling and root planing) may take up to 4 appointments (1 quadrant is 1/4 of the mouth, per appointment) subsequent to the initial treatment, you may need to see the dentist, periodontist or hygienist 3 - 4 times per year, although I have some patients who come in every 4 - 6 weeks. ...Read more

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What to do if I have periodontal disease and I'm frightened!?

What to do if I have periodontal disease and I'm frightened!?

Don't be frightened: Periodontal problems, for the most part, can be effectively treated by a periodontist. Please see a local periodontist who can examine you and suggest the proper course of care. ...Read more

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Could you have periodontal disease without periodontal pocketing?

Yes: Gingivitis is an inflammation of the tissues due to tooth buildup or bacterial problems. Over time it will affect the bone that holds the teeth if not treated. ...Read more

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Can you get braces after periodontal disease?

Can you get braces after periodontal disease?

Absolutely: However, the periodontal disease must be treated and brought under control and the plan must be closely coordinated and supervised between the orthodontist and the periodontist. ...Read more

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What would a dentist so if I had periodontal disease?

What would a dentist so if I had periodontal disease?

Treat yourself: From personal experience periodontal disease can be effectively treated with supplements and oral probiotics. Data shows that vitamin c with bioflavenoids, colic acid and coenzyme q10 as ubuiquinone can heal periodontal problems. Therafresh probiotics recolonized the mouth with beneficial bacteria and heal periodontal issues. Also doxycyline 40 mg / day decreases bad baceria. ...Read more

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Which bacteria is responsible for periodontal disease?

Which bacteria is responsible for periodontal disease?

Anaerobes: Porphyromonas gingivalis, Tannerella forsythia and Treponema denticola. ...Read more

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Do you know what a periodontal disease is, in your gums?

Yes, we do...: Please follow the below link for more info than can be squeezed into this small space: http://www.Perio.Org/consumer/types-gum-disease.Html. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a kid with periodontal disease?

A periodontist: True periodontal disease in a kid is serious but fortunately rare. It can lead rapid bone loss and loss of teeth, far earlier than we expect. The kid should be in the hands of the best periodontist you can find. It is a difficult disease to deal with. ...Read more

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Is it possible for periodontal disease to spread from a tooth?

Is it possible for periodontal disease to spread from a tooth?

Absolutely: Periodontal disease causes breakdown of the gum and bone tissue which can spread to adjacent teeth. ...Read more

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